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Edge Centres to construct second Victoria data centre in Traralgon
Tue, 12th Oct 2021
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Edge Centres CEO and founder Jonathan Eaves says that the Traralgon data centre is key to its network deployment across Melbourne and Sydney.
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Edge Centres lodges development approval for solar-power edge data center site Australia
Mon, 13th Sep 2021
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According to Edge Centres CEO and founder Jonathan Eaves, development approval is an important step in kicking off the company’s deployment in Australia.
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Iridium launches solution to enhance IoT tracking and asset management
Wed, 6th Jan 2021
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The Iridium Edge Solar, a secure, maintenance-free, solar-powered remote asset tracking and management device, is now commercially available.
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Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
Mon, 25th May 2020
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The projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. will total 615 MWh. Comes as Amazon criticised for conditions and lack of paid sick leave in U.S.
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Singtel installs thousands of solar panels on Bedok data center
Wed, 29th Apr 2020
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Singtel boosts green creds: 1.65 MWh solar power to fuel Bedok data centre, cuts carbon by 864 tons.
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Data centre titans blazing green energy trail – AWS under fire
Thu, 28th Mar 2019
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Data from Cloudscene has revealed tech giants like Google and Apple are setting a precedent in renewable energy, but AWS has come under fire.
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Microsoft bolsters green portfolio with 74MW solar investment
Fri, 8th Mar 2019
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Microsoft's 74MW solar project in N.C. boosts eco-jobs, clean energy.
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TechOne bringing solar lights to students in need
Tue, 19th Feb 2019
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The company is partnering with charity SolarBuddy to bring solar-powered lights to children in energy poverty to alleviate study stress after dark.
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Google makes its first ever renewable energy investment in Asia
Mon, 28th Jan 2019
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This week Google announced that it is making a huge investment in renewable energy in Asia with a huge solar farm in Taiwan.
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Digital Realty wins U.S. efficiency rating and commits to solar
Fri, 21st Dec 2018
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In a time where the environmental impact of data centres is under the spotlight, Digital Realty has just announced a new sustainability achievement.
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Facebook seals 20 year deal to supply Singapore data centre with solar power
Wed, 19th Sep 2018
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After recently announcing its plans for the largest data centre Singapore has ever seen, Facebook has revealed its first renewable energy partner in Asia.
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HPE and TACC build the world’s first solar-powered supercomputer
Mon, 6th Aug 2018
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Solar-powered supercomputer Hikari tackles Zika virus, pioneering energy-efficient data processing.
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Facebook commits to 100% solar power for data center campus
Thu, 19th Jul 2018
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Facebook's Prineville data center campus will be powered 100% by renewable energy, thanks to a partnership with Pacific Power.
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Mercury acquires stake in Tilt Renewables after poor wind conditions drive FY loss
Mon, 14th May 2018
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Tilt Renewables faces £2.8m loss and sells 19.99% stake to Mercury NZ amid tough market.
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The story of a solar-powered plane that travelled around the world
Wed, 2nd May 2018
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Point of No Return is the behind the scenes documentary of the world’s first solar-powered flight around the world.
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Exclusive interview: SAS, data analytics and the politics of energy
Tue, 3rd Apr 2018
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SAS Director Tim Fairchild hails NZ Downstream as top event for melding energy politics and debate.
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Microsoft pushes India towards climate change goals with new solar energy deal
Wed, 7th Mar 2018
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Microsoft has completed its first ever solar energy deal in India, purchasing 3MW of solar-powered electricity.
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Big step forward for Singapore's solar energy market as Microsoft signs new deal
Tue, 6th Mar 2018
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Microsoft says this is the first rooftop solar portfolio in the country focused on serving data center energy consumption.
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Can a pizza box be used to harness the power of the sun?
Thu, 1st Mar 2018
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Genesis Energy believes that its Energising Young Minds competition will help school students learn to enjoy STEM subjects.
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Google ups EU investment to EUR 1b with new Belgium data centre and solar plant
Mon, 5th Feb 2018
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​Google has announced plans to continue its large investment in Europe with new data centre infrastructure planned for Belgium.
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Digital Realty bolsters renewable energy initiatives
Wed, 6th Dec 2017
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Digital Realty boosts US green energy, Asia plans unclear.
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Australia's clean technology sector gets a $4.8m boost
Wed, 6th Dec 2017
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Australia's National Energy Resources Australia will provide $4.8m in funding for eight clean technology projects in the energy sector.
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New tech powers up across NZ
Mon, 4th Dec 2017
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Kiwi households' surge in producing own power, with over 15,000 homes now equipped with green tech.
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Electric Village to open in Gisborne - NZ’s first energy hub
Fri, 27th Oct 2017
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Flick will also power the region’s first fast charging electric vehicle station which will be located on the main street outside the hub.